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[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Elijah Brown Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1829, discussing the sale of a lot, which had been promised to Mrs. Picket by Stephen, to a Mr. Battles instead. James notes that Battles has paid for and intends to keep up the lot, while Mrs. Picket has arranged to acquire it for free.
Date: March 19, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Resolutions of Nacogdoches, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for Resolutions of Nacogdoches, in which citizens of the jurisdictions of Gonzales, Mina, Austin, Matagorda, and Columbia have recommended that a convention of Texas be called to discuss the changing political climate in Mexico and Mexico's relationship to the citizens of Texas.
Date: 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Petition letter number 371]

Description: Petition letter number 371.
Date: May 28, 1835
Creator: General Land Office
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. January 15th 1841

Description: Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. for compensation for losses sustained by the family when his father's house was taken over for a hospital by the Texan Army
Date: January 15, 1841
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from David C. Dickson to Nancy E. Dickson - April 4, 1846]

Description: Letter from David C. Dickson to his wife, Nancy, saying he is trying to finish his work quickly in Congress, and also describes dealing with a situation involving a horse that has caused him to be short on money.
Date: April 4, 1846
Creator: Dickson, David C.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

[Letter from David C. Dickson to Nancy Dickson - May 3, 1846]

Description: Letter from David C. Dickson to his wife Nancy Dickson while he is in Austin for the legislative session. He tells Nancy that he is leaving for home the next day. He says that many legislators have left due to hostilities on the Rio Grande.
Date: May 3, 1846
Creator: Dickson, David C.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, August 24, 1846]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie provides news on several legal affairs including the transfer of several Empresario land suits to Travis County for trial and Gillespie's efforts to address ongoing business matters in Bastrop.
Date: August 24, 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, April 10, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that the Supreme Court is not likely to reach a verdict on the Empresario case within a desirable time frame, and that there is likely to be an upcoming trial regarding Judge Coles estate.
Date: April 10, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Secretary of War Jefferson Davis]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, who refers to Brigadier Major General Persifor F. Smith’s letter of July 29, 1854, to Pease. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: August 29, 1854
Creator: Davis, Jefferson
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from A.J. Hamilton]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from A.J. Hamilton regarding a newspaper’s allegedly erroneous reporting of statements made by Pease. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: November 18, 1854
Creator: Hamilton, Andrew Jackson
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Stephen Powers]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from a man named Stephen Powers, who complains about a judge’s behavior. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: January 18, 1855
Creator: Powers, Stephen
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter to Dr. Thomas Moore from J. De Cordova, Dec. 17, 1856]

Description: Letter from Jacob de Cordova (by L.J. Reed) to Dr. Thomas Moore, discussing various land accounts, including patents held by Anson Jone's brother.
Date: December 17, 1856
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Letter to Jesse Grimes, October 31, 1857]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from Jesse Grimes concerning trip to Austin, has Congressional seal in top left corner.
Date: October 31, 1857
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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